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Meaning of COMEBACK

Pronunciation:  'kum`bak

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity
  2. [n]  a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

COMEBACK is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: counter, rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte
 See Also: back talk, backtalk, lip, mouth, reappearance, reply, response, return, sass, sassing



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acknowledgment, answer, answering, antiphon, back answer, back talk, backchat, backfire, boomerang, caustic remark, convalescence, counter, counterattack, counterblast, counterblow, counterfire, counterinsurgency, countermeasure, counterrevolution, counterstep, counterstroke, crack, cut, cutting remark, defense, dig, dump, echo, evasive reply, exchange, fleer, flout, foolery, gibe, gibing retort, give-and-take, interchange, jab, jape, jeer, jest, leg-pull, mock, Parthian shot, parting shot, put-down, put-on, quip, rally, reaction, ready reply, receipt, reciprocation, recoil, recovery, recuperation, rejoinder, repartee, replication, reply, repost, rescript, rescription, respondence, response, responsion, responsory, retaliation, retort, return, reverberation, riposte, rude reproach, scoff, scurrility, short answer, slam, slap, snappy comeback, swipe, taunt, twit, verbal thrust, witty reply, witty retort, yes-and-no answer